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Aer Lingus launches Facebook page ©

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                                                    Aer Lingus is growing its social media presence with the launch of Aer Lingus Facebook page  expanding its existing presence on LinkedIn, Instagram, Pinterest and YouTube, enabling the airline to engage and interact with their customers in real time adding to the travel experience further developing its product differential in the marketing mix 'Great Care, Great Fare'. There are 2,314,660 Facebook users in Ireland with 50.07% market penetration compared to the country's population and 74.13% of total internet users.                                                                       Irish Aviation Research Institute © 28th December 2012 All Rights Reserved.

Bombardier Aerospace wins order for 6 Learjet 75 aircraft ©

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Image: Bombardier Aerospace  Bombardier Aerospace announced it has received orders for a total of six Learjet 75 business jets from an undisclosed customer, the contract is valued at approximately $81 million US based on the 2012 list price for typically equipped aircraft. President Bombardier Business Aircraft Steve Ridolfi said "The Learjet 75 aircraft is a blend of innovative technology, modern cabin design and legendary Learjet aircraft performance, we look forward to delivering the first aircraft next year, as Learjet celebrates its 50th anniversary". The latest order is a welcome development for Bombardier Aerospace Belfast builds Learjet 75 complete fuselage. Bombardier Aerospace has received a top ‘green’ accolade from Business in the Community’s ARENA Network by achieving Quintile One status at this year’s 14th Northern Ireland Environmental Benchmarking Survey Results Launch. The Survey, carried out by ARENA Network and supported by the Northern Ireland E

Irish Commercial Aviation Traffic continues rebound ©

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Image: Google   The Dublin Airport Authority (DAA) announced it handled 1.3 million passengers  in November, a 5% increase on the same month last year.Passenger volumes to and from continental Europe grew by 4% with more than 600,000 people travelling to European destinations during the month. UK traffic recorded a 1% increase with over 560,000 passengers travelling to and from Britain in November. Transatlantic volumes increased by 11% with almost 117,000 passengers travelling to and from North America during the month.Other international passenger traffic, which includes flights to the Middle East, increased by 91% with almost 39,000 passengers travelling this route sector in November. Passenger numbers on domestic flights declined by 3% with just over 4,000 travelling on domestic routes during the month. Just over 17.8 million passengers travelled through Dublin Airport from January to November this year, an increase of 2% over 2011. In an analysis conducted by Eurocontro